Leader of feared LRA rebels faces international court but back in Uganda, forgiveness awaits

March 1, 2015 3:15 PM

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Leader of feared LRA rebels faces international court but back in Uganda, forgiveness awaits

In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, Silveria Okweny, 55, whose husband and sons were killed in a 2004 attack by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) on the Barlonyo displaced persons camp, sits near her home in the camp in northern Uganda. Eleven years after the LRA attacked Barlonyo, the International Criminal Court in The Hague is preparing to try senior LRA commander Dominic Ongwen for war crimes and crimes against humanity and while Ugandan military officials and survivors say he helped direct the attack on the camp in Barlonyo, some survivors of the Feb. 21, 2004, attack say Ongwen should not be tried by the ICC. (AP Photo/Rebecca Vassie) (The Associated Press)

In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, Anna Acheng, a 45-year-old who was abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and whose left ear was partly sliced off by them, stands near her home in the Barlonyo displaced persons camp in northern Uganda. Eleven years after the LRA attacked Barlonyo,...

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